Register for an acctivity at the Club's monthly meeting or by contacting the Leader directly

  The Calendar is updated regularly however always check with the Leader to confirm arrangements

  A complete description of and information about the activity is provided at the Club meeting prior to the activity

  It is your responsibility to ensure that you are fit enough for the activity. 

We have a grading system but even so, what can be an easy walk for one person may be quite strenuous for another.  MINIMUM REQUREMENT FOR CLUB WALKS:  Any new members not from another Bushwalking Club must first participate in a training walk up "The Mongrel" (Mount Cotton) prior to engaging in any of our Redland Bushwalkers Club walks, which are rated 3 or higher in difficulty.

  DW = Day Walk   BC = Base Camp   TW = Through Walk   AB = Abseiling    CYC = Bike Ride    
  SOC = Social    KAY = Kayaking    TR = Training

  WALK GRADINGS:

Distance

Terrain

Fitness

S

Short Under 10km per day.

1-3

Graded track or open terrain, no scrub.

1-3

Easy, suitable for beginners.

M

Medium 10-15km per day.

4-5

Off track, bush, minor scrub, rainforest, rock hopping, minor scrambling.

4-5

Medium, Reasonable fitness required.

L

Long 15-20 km per day.

6-7

As above + thick scrub. Major rock scrambling using hands.

6-7

As above + agility required.

X L

Extra Long 20km+ per day.

8-9

As above + rope and technical ability required.

8-9

Hard strenuous, fit walkers only.

  KIT LISTS FOR WALKING   -   Day Walk Kit List   -   Through Walk Kit List


 

 

Covid-19 restrictions to Club activities:  

COVID19 Sign on Sheet

  1. Maximum 20 people on any activity, including the leader
  2. Limit carpooling
  3. All participants must sign on and off every activity 
  4. Participants to practice good personal hygiene (eg regularly washing hands and using hand sanitiser, coughing or sneezing into elbow)
  5. Participants to physically distance while taking part (keeping 1.5m from each other)
  6. If a chosen venue is crowded, an alternative should be sought. 

If participants have even a hint of cold or flu-like symptoms, please stay at home.

If a leader quizzes you about your movements during the restrictions please don't be offended, as they are just being very cautious. None of us want to see another outbreak, especially among our fellow members. 

 

     
         

As of 10 May 2021      
         

MAY 2021      
         
 

Sat 1st - Mon 3 May TW  M5 T5 Sundown NP - Broadwater end. Mt Donaldson circuit 2-3 days. 

There should be plenty of water available for this walk.

Day 1: Drive down to Sundown, walk up McAllisters Ck, past 2 large waterfalls then branch off towards the summit of Mt Donaldson. Camp along the way.  

Day 2: summit and then descend to the Severn River. Camp along the river

Day 3: short day walk out.

Leader Ted Wassenberg 0428 753 297

     
         
 

Thurs 6th May: Amity to Point Lookout, Straddie. M 2 2. This 12km walk is along the beach (tide will be low). Catch 8.55am water taxi to Dunwich (Stradbroke Ferries NOT Flyer), bus to Amity (bring cash as bus doesn't take gocard), walk to either Home Beach or Pt Lookout; lunch at one or the other, 2pm bus back to Dunwich to catch 2.25 water taxi back to Cleveland. contact Tracy if interested 0417665382.

     
         
  Wed 12th May - Club Meeting - 122 Shore St North Cleveland - 7pm   Come along to get to know your new committee members.      
         
 

Fri 14 May DW ST4F4 Chermside Hills Reserve. 10.30am

Meet at Downfall Creek Bushland Centre, 815 Rode Rd, Chermside West.

Approx 10km walk 2.5hours

This reserve is part of the Mountains to mangroves wildlife corridor. That extends from D’Aguilar Ranges to Bondall Wetlands and Moreton Bay. This walk includes tracks from Raven Street reserve, Milne Hill reserve and Chermside hills Reserve.

If Interested text Amanda 0401017941
     
         
  Sat 15th  May- Mount Cotton Walk DW S T3 F3 this walk is approx. 6 km return and takes about two hours.  Suitable as an introductory walk for prospective new members, or a training walk for members or if you are training bring your heavy pack. (There is the option to take the harder walk up Mongrel Hill.)  Be at the Green Box by 6.45 to leave at 7:00 am.  Plenty of parking on the opposite side of the road in a cleared gravel area in front of property no. 712-730 West Mount Cotton Rd, Sheldon.  Bring some water and Hiking poles are recommended as there are loose gravel spots. Leader required.




     
 

Sat 15th May: DW  M (14km) T4 F4  West Cunungra Creek Circuit. Leader Colleen and co-leader Amanda

Meet at O'Reillys carpark at 8am, ready for an 8.30am start. 

From the trail head in the Green Mountains day-use area we'll follow the border track for 600 mt, then branch off onto the West Canungra Creek circuit track.  Descending past Darraboola Falls, through Gondwana rainforest, to West Cunungra Creek. We'll have a rest stop at Yerralahla (blue pool), where you're very likely to see an inquisitive eel.  There will be some rock hoping as we follow the creek along, crossing it several times, we may even get our shoes wet, depending on the water level.  The trail eventually joins up with the Box Forrest Circuit, which takes us back up to re-join the Border track and then back to O'Reillys.  Bring the usual day walk gear, morning tea, lunch, walking poles and some insect repellent. 

If interested text Colleen 0401393627 

     
         

Sat 29th May: AB Abseil training at Kangaroo Point -  Beginners and Refreshers. Gear and equipment provided if you have none (Cost $10 for hire). 7am to 11am, Maximum of 10 people. Contact Ted 0428 753 297      
         
 

Sun 30th May MDW F4-5 T4-5 Mt Greville about 6 hours

A walk up to the top of Mt Greville about 770m.  Meet at Aratula by 7.15
We follow the rough track up SE ridge, lots of scree at the bottom and a few cairns on the way up. There are some rocky slabs to scramble on. Eventually you will come to a second-wide rocky slab with great views of the southern Fassifern valley and the southern Mountains of the Main Range, Mt Ballow, Mt Barney, Mt Edwards, Mt Moon, Mt Maroon and Moogerah Dam and we will return via the beautiful waterfall gorge.  Bring morning tea, lunch water, hat, insect repellent, poles etc. If Interested text Amanda 0401017941

     
         

JUNE 2021      
         
  Sun 6th June - DW M T5 F5 Mt Maroon via Paddy's Plain. From Drynan's Hut walk 2km on forest road then cross into bush.  Follow rock slabs and creek up into the gorge to the shoulder of the Mountain. Scramble up rock to the summit. Return the same way. Usual day pack and water. Contact Ted 0428 753 297      
         
  Wed 9th Jun - Club Meeting - 122 Shore St North Cleveland - 7pm       
         
  Sat 12th Jun- Mount Cotton Walk DW S T3 F3 this walk is approx. 6 km return and takes about two hours.  Suitable as an introductory walk for prospective new members, or a training walk for members or if you are training bring your heavy pack. (There is the option to take the harder walk up Mongrel Hill.)  Be at the Green Box by 6.45 to leave at 7:00 am.  Plenty of parking on the opposite side of the road in a cleared gravel area in front of property no. 712-730 West Mount Cotton Rd, Sheldon.  Bring some water and Hiking poles are recommended as there are loose gravel spots.  Leader required.      
         

Friday 18th June - Sunday 20th Through walk - O'Reillys to Binna Burra and return.

Full pack walk from O'Reillys to Binna Burra. Leave O'Reillys via Toolona circuit onto Coomera circuit onto Binna Burra and overnight in a Safari tent. We will return to Oreillys via the border track. If you prefer you can pre-order your dinner at both O'Reilly's and Binna Burra. Only need to carry sleeping bag as you will stay in a Safari tent at Binna burra. Max 6 people (share one Safari tent at Binna Burra) 3 spots available ; More details to follow, if interested Text Amanda 0401017941

     
         

JULY 2021      
         
  Wed 14th Jul - Club Meeting - 122 Shore St North Cleveland - 7pm       
         
  Frid 16th July - Sunday 19th July -  Base Camp Glass house mountains. Save the date - further details to follow      
         
  Sat 17th  Jul - Mount Cotton Walk DW S T3 F3 this walk is approx. 6 km return and takes about two hours.  Suitable as an introductory walk for prospective new members, or a training walk for members or if you are training bring your heavy pack. (There is the option to take the harder walk up Mongrel Hill.)  Be at the Green Box by 6.45 to leave at 7:00 am.  Plenty of parking on the opposite side of the road in a cleared gravel area in front of property no. 712-730 West Mount Cotton Rd, Sheldon.  Bring some water and Hiking poles are recommended as there are loose gravel spots. Leader required.      
         
         
         

AUGUST 2021      
         
  Fri 6th - Mon 9th -  Moreton Island Camping.  Walking Weekend 4 days. More information to follow.  Weekend has been booked with Alan Gennings at Blue Lagoon. Leader: Carmel Cash M: 0438 242 249 E: carmelcash@bigpond.com      
         
  Wed 11th Aug - Club Meeting - 122 Shore St North Cleveland - 7pm       
         
  Sat 14th  Aug- Mount Cotton Walk DW S T3 F3 this walk is approx. 6 km return and takes about two hours.  Suitable as an introductory walk for prospective new members, or a training walk for members or if you are training bring your heavy pack. (There is the option to take the harder walk up Mongrel Hill.)  Be at the Green Box by 6.45 to leave at 7:00 am.  Plenty of parking on the opposite side of the road in a cleared gravel area in front of property no. 712-730 West Mount Cotton Rd, Sheldon.  Bring some water and Hiking poles are recommended as there are loose gravel spots. Leader required.      
         
  SEPTEMBER 2021      
         
  Wed 8th Sep - Club Meeting - 122 Shore St North Cleveland - 7pm       
         
  Sat 11th  Sep - Mount Cotton Walk DW S T3 F3 this walk is approx. 6 km return and takes about two hours.  Suitable as an introductory walk for prospective new members, or a training walk for members or if you are training bring your heavy pack. (There is the option to take the harder walk up Mongrel Hill.)  Be at the Green Box by 6.45 to leave at 7:00 am.  Plenty of parking on the opposite side of the road in a cleared gravel area in front of property no. 712-730 West Mount Cotton Rd, Sheldon.  Bring some water and Hiking poles are recommended as there are loose gravel spots. Leader required.      
         
 

Sun 12th - Wed 15th Sept Base Camp Girraween, camping Castle Rock camp ground.

Leader David Rae david.r.rae@gmail.com

     
         
  OCTOBER 2021      
         

Mon 4th October - Mon 11th October - Snowy Mountain Snow Shoeing.  A week snow shoeing in the Mount Kosciusko National Park with accomondiation at Creel Lodge.

Contact David Rae david.r.rae@gmail.com

     
         
  Wed 13 Oct - Club Meeting - 122 Shore St North Cleveland - 7pm       
         
 

Sat 16th Oct - Mount Cotton Walk DW S T3 F3 this walk is approx. 6 km return and takes about two hours.  Suitable as an introductory walk for prospective new members, or a training walk for members or if you are training bring your heavy pack. (There is the option to take the harder walk up Mongrel Hill.)  Be at the Green Box by 6.45 to leave at 7:00 am.  Plenty of parking on the opposite side of the road in a cleared gravel area in front of property no. 712-730 West Mount Cotton Rd, Sheldon.  Bring some water and Hiking poles are recommended as there are loose gravel spots. Leader required.

 

     
  NOVEMBER 2021      
         
  Wed 10th Nov - Club Meeting - 122 Shore St North Cleveland - 7pm       
         
  Sat 13th Nov -  Mount Cotton Walk DW S T3 F3 this walk is approx. 6 km return and takes about two hours.  Suitable as an introductory walk for prospective new members, or a training walk for members or if you are training bring your heavy pack. (There is the option to take the harder walk up Mongrel Hill.)  Be at the Green Box by 6.45 to leave at 7:00 am.  Plenty of parking on the opposite side of the road in a cleared gravel area in front of property no. 712-730 West Mount Cotton Rd, Sheldon.  Bring some water and Hiking poles are recommended as there are loose gravel spots. Leader required.      
 

 

     

Fri 26 Nov - Sun 28 Nov. - Annual RBC Christmas breakup party at Spring Gully Stays.  SAVE THE DATE

Further details to follow

     
         
  DECEMBER 2021      
         
         
         
         
         
         
         

 

 
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